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on this friday. it's friday the 13th. hope you are not too superstition. good morning. >> thanks for joining us. lauren cook has a check on traffic and lynette with weather. it was so nice out yesterday. >> it was. it was amazing out there. did you enjoy? >> absolutely. >> it's my -- it's my convertible top down. >> that's the way to do it. she knows how to rock. let's show you what's going on. maryland's most powerful radar is dry across here but we can see back off towards the west around wind chest erin further into west virginia and virginia we are starting to deal with a few showers across this area. been here all morning and heaviest rain to the north of beckly right now and all this is sliding off toward the north and east. some of it could get in here going through the rest of the morning and afternoon. i will keep my eye on that. take the rain gear with you in case to be prepared but we have lots of clouds out there as well. with the clouds temperatures have been kept up this morning. bowie at 68. chestertown more of the same denton at 68 dedegrees. let's check of the abc2 timesaver tr
. the response they need from you. it's wednesday july 18th. thanks for joining us. a lot to talk about and one thing that's been consistent is the heat. and mike, i know a lot of people are saying it's just too hot to do anything right now. >> today is going to be a brutally hot day. heat and humidity and it's in the 100. i want to show you a shot that is a hot sun. the sun is who the but it's a hot looking shot at this hour. and we will be talking about our temperatures soaring into the 80s and 90s and hitting 100 later today. clicking my graphics and let's look -- clicking my graphics and let's show outtemperatures across the area and -- you the temperatures across the area. hot mornings starting out. 85 in the inner harbor and heat indexes ranges between 84 to 86 and again we will be talkingthis excessive heat advisory between 11 in the morning right up until 9 at night. in fact we will advance the graphics and show you everybody involved in the heat advisory. it's a heat warning as you head towards philadelphia. and we will move it along towards maryland's most powerful radar because take
several hours use an alternative. harbor tunnel if you can this morning. look at 695 at bel air roads. smooth sailing and another gorgeous shot with the sunshine coming up. we will talk more about the traffic and weather together less than 10. megan. >> all right. thanks. >>> it's 5:30. governor o'malley says 800 more crews have arrived in our state. this happened overnight. bringing the total to the level after hurricane irene last year. so for a lot of people, though, they say that's not good enough. like angela who lost power on friday along with her neighborhood in randallstown and can't remember how many times she says she called bge and they have told her that her power might not be restored until the end of the week. >> basically the response is they must all have the same scripted spiel. we are going to get to you when we get to you. >> the governor says the unexpected nature of the storm and the power are to blame and will not be satisfied with bge's response until power in every single home is restored. >>> friday emassive storm brought down trees and power lines across the
. thanks for joining us. we will start off with meteorologist mike masco. >> good morning. we are watching a couple pockets of downpours crossing 83 heading for jarrettsville 20 minutes or so falls road saw good downpour. this is pushing off towards the east. we will show you again, a pretty quick moving band of showers guster storms towards deep creek not impacting us. downpours the theme of the forecast and we turn our attention to the east. 76 in town right now. on the way for around 98 today. we have an excessive heat advisory in effect. 98 the two degree guarantee. going down to 97. no that would be a a problem. 75 for -- that would be a problem. 75 for tonight. we will talk about the seven- day forecast coming up. guys. >>> more than half a million people had no power restored butter that long way to go. in some areas, power lines are still on the ground and that's case in north baltimore where downed lines could be causing problems for people living in north baltimore off mcbeth street. >> we have a lot of kids and they are coming up and down the alley and it's hazardous. lines are
of that. we will go toward the airports. a crash affecting aviation boulevard. use 195 as an alternative route heading towards the airport. and you will have problems this morning getting into both crossings. we have 895 northbound between exit 7 and 8. that's construction into harbor tunnel and we have a long-term construction project going into the fort mchenry tunnel from the 95 northbound approach. outside we go for a live shot. 695 at olds court road smooth sailing this far and 695 at liberty road is showing us a pretty good looking shot at this hour. now another check on traffic in less than ten now back to you. >> an update on breaking news. in you information coming into abc2 after the two-alarm morning fire gutting part of the baltimore county apartment complex. it raced through the apartments in randallstown. and that's where we find sherrie johnson with an update. what have you learned? >> reporter: well, we have new information. we have learned that the firefighter that was injured in this fire from debris falling and hitting him has been released from the hospital. he was ta
the remainder of today. the reason why, we have a stationary front to the south of us. that is why we will keep the chances in. we look at the temperatures, we are warm, also a little bit on the humid side. not as humid as we have been. humidity is humidity, right? 70 edgewood. 69 chestertown. northeast 69 degrees, sliding to goldsboro, 67, middletown 72 degrees. good morning to you. now a check of the time saver traffic. you've been talking about the house fire. >> firefighters remain on the scene, baltimore city, north of patterson park. between fayette and orleans, use lakewood instead. everything up to speed through the fort mc henry and the harbor tunnel. 95, white marsh, here is route 43, no problems what solve, it will be a nice ride from harford to here in white marsh in to the city. as we look at the 695, no problems here at bel air, traffic picking up a little bit in the area. you are looking at an 11 minute ride on the outer loop towards 83. >>> happening today, department of public works is checking a 54-inch water main, inspection shows the main could fail so crews could be out rep
. >>> and many say that it eased racial tensions. the passing of a comic legend. george jefferson has left us. >>> and megan is off today. and we have a check of the weather. mike, look at the traffic. things are getting different. >> now we have the accidents. if it is mostly in baltimore city. we'll get through it and each and every and show you the maps and coming up. >> i have the silver lining this morning. >> lots of sun shine. that's the key as you step out. we get a break from the humidity t is warm, dry and fair skies. we'll -- it is warm and dry and fair skies. let's check it out in terms of temperatures in the 60s this morning. 64 now in glen wood. and more of the same in columbia. and all this is courtesy of that front that moved through. look at what we have right now t is gorgeous. plenty of blue skies that will prevail. you don't have to worry about maryland's radar getting wet. no type of storms whatsoever but we will start to see a change in the forecast and look at that trend for you as tomorrow, that's the day. temperature 97 degrees but feeling like we're in the triple dig
, we are dealing with showers and storms that are well to the south of us right now. let's zoom in as we see to the south of lexington park, this is a nasty thunderstorm that's slidesing to the east but taking its sweet time. we are looking at showers and thunderstorms popping up towards sack sus, showers and storms, parksly for example your travels are taking you that way, be prepared for downpours. outside, manchester, not a a 6 lot to see, sunshine and clouds. now a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. i hope you are okay with your toe. >> thank you very much. i will be fine. >>> we are dealing with a house fire in east baltimore, it shuts down lenwood at fayette. if you are traveling in the area, stick with lakewood. one person has been hospitalized with smoke inhalation. first accident route 10 at 695, more trouble on 695, there is a disabled car on the outer loop. as we look here, at the topside, towson, delaney, not many cars. it will be a nice ride towards 83 for example you are heading to the west side, 11 minutes from 795, towards 95, all is clear if you
. 2-degree guarantee this afternoon will bring us to 93. chance of isolated shower or thunderstorm during the afternoon hours. we will talk about the storms later today and we will talk about the seven-day forecast coming up in a little bit. thousand a check of the roads this morning. 95 northbounds fort mc henry. we have been watching this. two lanes blocked. 95 northbound approach. accident on 95 southbound at 126, that's going to slow you up. we will keep an eye on the times for the next few hours, certainly going to see delays. here is the live look outside. smooth sailing, 695 at o'donnell street. so far, so good. debris from friday's storms in the roadways. more traffic and weather in a little bit. >>> as many as 17 people have been confirmed dead as a result of the weekend's storms through half a dozen states and district often columbia, one person confirmed dead in maryland. for more on a family in mourning, the death of their 25- year-old son, linda so. >> reporter: he crashed his car. o'brian's dad thinks his son was on his way home. they knew something was wrong when he
for joining us -- joining us i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. linda so is live with more on the water main break. people know it will affect the commute. >> we will get to lauren cook who has the all earntive routes and what the situation is there -- alternative routes and what the situation is there right now. >> reporter: it shuts down many roads in downtown baltimore. drivers are encouraged to avoid the area if possible. but if you can't, do watch out because it's causing major traffic concerns. light street is shut down at redwood and you want to use mass transit martin luther king junior boulevard or franklin streets as alternate rods. this is the south side of -- routes. this is the south side of 95. no problems heading towards dc or the tunnels. using the beltway, this is live in parkville at harford road. 11 minutes from the outer loop from 95 all the way up to 83. now back to the big story, that water main break linda so is live in the inner harbor this morning with an update on when the repairs will be finishp good morning linda. >> reporter: good morning. -- f
to twitter, they can also e-mail us at my home rep @ bge.com and they'll get back to us with that information. >> how much quickly are you able to do it with facebook and twitter, as opposed to phone calls and e-mails. >> we have representatives that are continuously monitoring that, it's quicker when the call volumes are backed up to the internet and report it, you can use your smart phone, everybody has that now. >> reporter: how much easier is this for you in terms o. reporting of outages, maybe generating that information and maybe give them the answer they need. >> it's pretty quick. as soon as they send us the e- mails or go on the facebook and message us, we go right on the system and report it for them and give them the updated information. >> reporter: thank you so much for that time, twitter, facebook e-mail and traditional phone calls, all of this at bge.com and links at abc2news.com, they're having shifting coming son off at the call center. we're going to stay here for a little bit longer, until then let's go back to you in the studio. >>> a 12-year-old boy from prince george's c
shut down between baltimore street and lombard street. use mass transit if you can, if not hopkins place fayette street are the best alternate routes. out on the beltway a crash actually cleared on the west side on the inner loop at reisterstown road. here's a live look at overly. starting to pick up on the outer loop up to loch raven boulevard. but inner loop nice and clear down to 95. white marsh at route 43. only a four minute tripe down towards 695 and no delays and that will remain the same heading all the way into the city. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> that downtown water main break is a mess if you work in that area or? you plan on taking the kids to the harbor. >> all right now businesses is costing them a lot of money. nearly three days now they have been without water on the west side of light street and many doors have been closed and locked up and that's costing them money. >> let's hope so. abc2 news' sherrie johnson is down there with reaction from people not only who live there but who work there. >> reporter: some are frustrated but holding up pretty well. th
to forget about the storms that hit a few weeks ago. many of us lost power for a number of days, one baltimore county community says it didn't have to happen to them. linda so is live many middle river talking -- live in middle river talking to people there saying that could be the county's fault. >> reporter: lots of trees in neighborhood. people who live here say they didn't ruse power because of a tree that fell. the tree came from land that was owned by the property, the land hasn't been properly maintained and they paid for it in july. power was out for a week when the tree fell on power lines. people say there are trees on the county owned property that could fall when another storm hits and they have been calling the county for years about the problem put nothing has been done. >> they are too busy with other places. >> reporter: county officials tell abc 2, they sent out inspectors to check out the area. in the next two weeks, some of the trees will be cut down. people who live here say they will believe it when they see it. linda so, abc2 news. >> you can tell the public ser
to eat his foot. >> the dad pulled the snake off using a blanked and william was taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries. the snake came in from an adjacent apartment that they as you understand they have moved. >> i can understand that. >>> authorities say a trail of potatoe chips from a subway near pittsburgh led them to a burglary suspect. police say 21-year-old benjamin broke a glass door and tried to on the cash register. when he couldn't get the cash, police say he left with 9 bags of potatoe chips. officers say they actually followed the trail of chips and it led it to him. he had a bloody hand and foot. and he is being held on $30,000 bond. >>> he was in the film and television industry for more than 7 decades. >> and now we look back on the life of a legacy. we will look back on the career of ernest borgnine. >> a concert announced the lineup where you can catch farm aid 2012. >> good morning. i am mike masco on interactive app for abc2. look again showing steady heavy rains across the area. we will talk more about the radar and a cooler, drier 7-day forecast comi
. we go to the movie, have dipper and come home. it's just the electricity for us, the house is fine and car is fine. we feel sorry for a lot of people. >> reporter: what makes you say that? have you seen anybody who has it worse? >> yes. particularly after church yesterday, we drove through one of neighborhoods and there are a couple of trees right on the house. >> we have l1no little ones. we just, we don't have anything to complain about. we are optimistic that the power will come on shortly. >> reporter: i love you good attitude and i know you are on your way to get your coffee. what movie did you see? >> we saw the intouchables, it's really a great movie. it's a film. >> reporter: they have a great attitude. a good movie review. charlie, i guess you have to do what you got to do when you are in a situation like this, you make the best of it. >> sound like what a lot of people are doing, making the best of a bad situation. for one family, this morning, arundel, they are mourning the loss of their son. a result of the fees weekend storms. linda so is here to explain what happened
is not at the top when it comes to making money. where he falls on the list of the highest paid u.s. athletes and who knocked him out of the top spot. >>> also ahead this morning, the convenient way you will be able to take classes at johns hopkins university and you probably won't have to a get out of bed to do it. >>> good morning. i am mike masco. look at the interactive radar right now. it's 80 downtown. we have big storms rolling through michigan. when do they arrive in our area? we will time them out coming. >> reporter: nice and clear at 895 at o'donnell street and that is live look at the water main break. i will let you know what roads it continues to shut down coming up on good morning maryland. ahh, now that's a clean mouth. i wish i could keep it this way. [ dr. rahmany ] you see, even after a dental cleaning... plaque quickly starts to grow back. but new crest pro-health clinical plaque control toothpaste can help. it not only reduces plaque... it's also clinically proven... to help keep plaque from coming back. plus, it works in these other areas dentists check most. ♪ new cre
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a clot of clouds -- a lot of clouds taking us into the first portion of the morning and we will see sunshine go to work. call it humid sunshine today. we are around 91 watt noof n wi afternoon storms and muggy conditions. quickly the 7-day forecast shows we will take the temperatures to 95 tomorrow. the isolated showers and thunderstorm and a beautiful wednesday. how about 89. more humidity later in the week. the storms this afternoon will coming up in bit. now the abc2 timesaver traffic. and issues lombard at light street. the water main break from last week is going to cause delays this morning. just be aware of that and middle river we are getting reports of a hazardous road hazard that they are calling it blocking the right lane on route 150 at lynn brook street. let's bring you outside live to look and show you what's going on on the roads. and so far so good from for most area roadways. this is the 83 at shawan road showing us a pretty good looking shot. drive times the commute for the rest of the morning looking good. 695 downtown 11 minute trip. 795 to 95 an 11-minute trip a
owner was trying to get rid of a spider. the aftermath shows is shown. the home owner used a blow tore to have remove cobwebs in the yard and ignited dry plants and you see where this goes from here. the house catches fire. 25,000 dollars in damage. sometimes it's okay to just use a broom. >> you know the firefighters were like wait what happened? >> low torch going -- shall blow torch going after a spider. >>> passwords of more than 450 yahoo users compromised. >> dumped on another website. hackers are claiming they did it. >> rocker steven tyler is giving it up. american idol not so much anymore. he is leaving the judge's table. lynette. >> all right. we have another heat wave that is on stand by. i will tell you when it makes its move coming up. >> reporter: well, if you are heading out to the beltway, everything is nice and clear here but we are dealing with congestion on other main lines. i will have the details coming up on good morning maryland. [ crows cawing ] [ male announcer ] strange things happen in the black forest. [ metallic bell toll ] [ car speeding down the road, lig
with the power restoration. one jason from mississippi power. thanks for joining us. when did you get here? >> monday morning first thing. >> reporter: and what has it been like. >> kind of tough. we are working in back property lines and working in the woods and different hills and everything we are not used to. so it's been tough. >> reporter: what's the weather been like? the heat made it harder? >> the heat you know coming from mississippi, we are used to the heat. so it's not that bad for the heat. >> reporter: when it comes to people who are without power, still, you know they are frustrated, we are going into day five of this, any words for them? you are working hard? >> just be patient. we are doing the best we can. and we are getting out there and we have our guys. we want to work the job safely. that's our ultimate goal is get lights back on safely. bewant every-- we want every guy we brought to go back. >> reporter: these are long days. you get up early and are back lake. >> we leave get up the hotel around 6 and get down here and eat and then we are on the road going to get pow
today. >> at least cool us down a little bit. bring on the storms right? let's get to the graphic mooser and show you what's going on this morning. >> not a bad morning a mild morning we'll call it. 76 downtown and pair of 7s over the eastern shore. outside and mount airy showing some signs of life. look at this right now with our starting to rise. 76 degrees. and the mount airy section of town. maryland's most powerful radar is clear overhead. out to the west though and notice about 400 miles to the north and west there's a cluster of showers and storms that's starting to develop. we're going to be monitoring that all afternoon long because it looks like that drops south and east and will bring us a gusty shower and thunderstorm during the course of the afternoon. the day is like this. lunchtime 88-degrees and on the way for 92. muggy with a scattered showers or thunderstorm late in the afternoon. going to the evening. we'll talk more about the forecast and time it out on future trends those storms that is coming up in just a little bit. all right cook what's cooking in traffic? >>> wel
of music. >> reporter: andrew spencer, abc2 news. >>> it's topping selling suv in the u.s. last month but why ford is recalling nearly half a million escape suvs and what you need to do if you behind the wheel of one. they are negotiating contracts but friends of -- fans of modern family will not lose their show. details on the fall season coming up in a bit. >> okay. dew points are high again for today and what is a dew point? i will answer that coming up. mike. >> reporter: all rightch good morning. we have issues across baltimore city. even lines down up north and west of town. we have details coming up in good morning maryland. [ male announcer ] what if that hemorrhoid pain is non-stop to seattle? just carry preparation h totables. discreet, little tubes packed with big relief. from the brand doctors recommend most by name. preparation h totables. the anywhere preparation h. they claim to be complete. only centrum goes beyond. providing more than just the essential nutrients, so i'm at my best. centrum. always your most complete. >>> now "good morning maryland." >>> if you drive
next day. he is accused of infecting dozens of people across the u.s. with hepatitis c he injected himself with syringe filled with a pain killer and reused the dirty needles on patients. he was charged last week in federal court accused of stealing drugs from a new hampshire hospital where he worked in a cardiology lab. he worked in several hospitals here in maryland. >> i think that is eye other and hope it will be for institutions across the u.s. in terms of considering very carefully their narcotic security and hospitalor health care facility. >> reporter: he facess up to 20 years in prison if convicted. linda so, abc to news. >>> -- 2 news. >>> he is 37 and has ms and is in a wheelchair but that didn't stop a suspect from assaulting a and robbing the man. answered the door and when people came in, they dragged the man across the floor. the crooks got away a tv, x-box and 35 pills that the very many needs to control the pain. >> how low do you have to be to do something like that? i was not raiseed that way and we were not raiseed that way. >> frankly you have to be really low
morning. humidity is with us and haze. it's tough to look towards the bay bridge. with all the low level moisture in place, 72 in town and 76 in d.c. land and we are into the 70s over the eastern shore. maryland's most powerful is clear overhead. a few soty showers moving across -- spotty showers moving across the skyline. moving up to the north, we have showers and storms well towards the north and west. in fact a slow moving cold front. this cold front is going to tap into some of the humidity during the course of the day today. so that will trigger all the scattered shower and thunderstorms during the course of the afternoon. starting out at 8 in the morning, 74 degrees. lunchtime a little lunch outdoors with a mixture of sunshine and clouds. it will be humid and warm. 86, the two degree guarantee is going for 91. showers and storms becoming mornewer rouse taking you into the 8:00 hour. going to 91. let's get a check on your abc2 timesaver traffic this morning. and we do have this in from the traffic center. 95 northbound at without 100. that's when we probably miss vehicles north of
of the credentialing agency when he was found passed out. he is accused of infecting dozens of people across the u.s. with hepatitis c. he injected himself with syringe filled with a pain carnal reused the dearthy needle on -- pain killer and reused the dirty needle on patients. he is also worked in hospitals right here in maryland. according to the new documents,way he was fired after -- he was fired after a fellowemployee found her passed out. he turned in his license but went to work in filly. he couldn't be punished because there was no criminal charges and passed a drug test the next day. >> oftentimes, the folks are caught in a state or in a city and unfortunately, the right thing is not done. the right reporting is not done and the employees are fired or quits and moves on to the next place. >> reporter: he faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted. linda so, abc2 news. >>> it's 5:31. the supreme court will probably consider and may reverse the maryland case that blocked police from collecting dna samples from people arrested for certain crimes. chief justice roberts had temporarily blocked
morning. thank you for joining us. i'm megan pringle, you just saw charily out live. and you probably want to know what the weather is going to be like. it's going to be hot. >> highs into the 60s, you wish i was saying that. that is not happening. we're starting out at 78 in town. that is a very very warm reading for this time of the year, this time of the morning, and it feels like it's 82. and excessive heat advisory that goes into effect today. heat indices, 100 to 105. and the excessive heat watch tomorrow, where they feel 115 to 120. it is going to be stifling tomorrow. look at the temperatures, eastern third of the nation well into the 100 mark. we'll hit 100 degrees, it's very hot and humid and then for tonight, eventually get into 105 and we'll show you that 7- day forecast coming up in just a little bit. let's get a check on your time saver traffic this morning, in the roads at 5:31, looking pretty good across the area. traffic looking pretty good, no troubles and no problems to report on 95 north and south, a little construction by the way, on 895 as you head towards the harbor
's a project that will go well into august. an issue out towards the west of us. this is an old frederick road and both directions between avenue and you are going to find issues due to construction out there. and it will take you down towards baltimore city. what very a game at 7:05. expect traffic to pick up. outside we go. a live shot. 83 and not a bad looking commute just a few cars out. there another shot for you. 695 at harford road. how beautiful is that shot? traffic is good. right. >> well done. >> and dozens of people are without a place to live following a three alarm fire in prince george's county. this morning and we have reaction from a few of the victims. some of the people say they are heartbroken. >> reporter: a police officer saw the flames shooting out of the apartments and yelled for people to get out. they didn't have much time before the fire started to spread. we have all new video of the fire last night. and it started about 8:00 in the 1900 block of rochelle avenue. and when the crews arrived flames were shooting from the roof causing the third floor to collapse t took
. >> that's the only thing keeping us sane is the fact that we can commiserate with each other and have a good time. >> it's five days and every morning, we'll get up and we put another notch on there. >> reporter: now it's day six. now for a lot of people out here they say they heard from bge and they said it would be on by late weekend but again as soon as 4:00 this morning and some of these homes the power fact there's a house over here where a tree is down on those power lines. it's not coming back for them anytime soon. but charlie if you were without power for six days you might ask yourself what's the first thing you would do once you get it back? the man i spoke to turn on the coffee machine and the air- conditioning and just waiting for the hot water heater to take a warm shower because the cold ones got pretty old pretty fast. >> we're going to enjoy a cup of coffee with him this morning. >>> now on to more serious news the fourth of july parade takes a horrible turn when a flag bearer is run over by a car. now we need to warn you the video you're about to see especially at th
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because this story is evolving minute by minute for us here and we're bringing it to you with everything we know and have confirmed now. >> we do want to let you know right now on your screen, it says 10 dead. that has been changed recently. 14 people killed inside that movie theater. i know a lot of you are looking forward to seeing this movie, taking your kids there and that's really what's so scary about this situation is because so many people were in that movie theater, a midnight showing. >> we're talking about stadium seating. if you've ever been to an imax or something like that, massive rooms and you know there was not an empty seat in that room. we don't have a complete number on who was watching this movie, but so many of these movies were sold out, getting ready for that anticipation, like you were talking about, megan. a lot of rumor this morning about a second gunman. we have no confirmed reports and no existing evidence of any kind of a second gunman or an accomplice. we do know, though, one person in custody. >> so we're getting new information by the second. we are going
95. the inner loop will be nice and clear up towards 83. traveling on the jfx, if you are use thag to get into the city, it's going to take you 11 minutes to travel from the beltway all the way downtown to east fayette street. no concerns this morning on the northeast corridor of 95. traveling southbound from route 43 all the way to the beltway, you're looking at a four-minute trip. that is look at your abc 2 news time saver traffic. charley, over to you. >>> back now to a developing story we told but at 4:30 this morning on "good morning maryland." a live look at what's going on in columbus, ohio. this is a live look into a helicopter reporter of what they're talking about is a five- car train derailment outside of columbus, ohio, still burning, has been doing so since 2:00 this morning. what we're going to be doing with this throughout the course of the morning, we're going to go back to the flames in the train yard, we'll go back with a live look and let you know exactly how things are doing. a producer just told me instead of five cars, it now looks like it may be an 11-car pi
for us today. the temperature in lorel coming in 75. bethesda 72. breezy conditions throughout the day. southwest at 5- 15 miles an hour. also be prepared for the humidity, be prepared for the heat. lunchtime today, i'm going with 91. 94 for a high temperature. at 4:00 p.m., we have a chance for a scattered shower or thunderstorm to pop up more in to the afternoon. now a check of the time saver traffic with mike masco. good morning. accidents to talk about. >> see the graphic. move it to your right. 8:25. that's crazy. here is what is going on this morning. we have issues this morning on our area roadways. let's get you to the maps and show you what is going on. middle river we are confirming for you, that's eastern boulevard, mariners point, incident involving mobility van, right now no injuries. that's good news to report. that may tie you up over the middle river section of town. a vehicle fire on the map, 695, on the south side inner loop, route 372. outside, not a bad shot. 83, shawan at this hour. taking you to another shot, which is harford road. 695, not bad. the drive times to
place to ditch the 2010 act since the u.s. supreme court upheld the mandate about two weeks ago. opponents say it's a government intrusion on voters' health decisions. >> the american people do not want to go down the path of obama care. that's why we voted over 30 times to repeal it, defund it, replace it and we are resolved to have this law go away and we're going to do everything we can to stop it. >> any house repeal effort is expected to die in the democratic-led u.s. senate. even if it did pass the senate, president obama has already said he will repeal any such action. >>> the report investigating the child sex abuse scandal at penn state is set to be released online tomorrow. a former fbi director was hired to investigate by penn state and those who ousted joe paterno days after sandusky was arrested in november. paterno's family say the investigators decline its offer to respond to recent news leaks after the family asked to review the findings. they released a statement yesterday saying paterno did not in any way cover up for jerry sandusky. >>> a flight from charlott
. and joining sus rachel with bge. this storm really packed a punch. tell us how challenging it was. >> this storm was to customers it may have seem a short term coming in late friday night and gone by the morning. but it was violent. we have seen very widespread and severe damage similar to a hurricane. if we look at the numbers, when hurricane irene hit our area, we had 750,000 customers affected. with this storm, we have more than 680,000 customers affected. we do have up to 2/3 of the customers back in service at this point. we restored more than 500,000 but we have a big job ahead of us. >> reporter: and talk to us about people getting frustrated. i am sure you've gotten foal calls from people losing patience and any words for them. >> we are grateful to our customers for their patience. we know that it's a very trying time for them. i am sure they are frustrated to be without power for sometime, but also to be without power in extreme heat. and i encourage them to stay hydrated and keep blind andcurtains close to help the homes feel 10 degrees cooler. but we are working around
this morning. >> stay with us this morning because the week of geek chic better known as comic-con. we're going to get you why this attracts thousands of comic book lovers every single year. >> also new information this morning about the ruling that says pit bulls are inherently dangerous. what you need to know. >> dryer and less humid today. those details coming up. >> good morning lynette there are no problems on 695 at harford road. how traffic is shaping up on 83 coming up on "good morning maryland." >> news time now 5:33. as we go to break the national aquarium in lake mason there in the background. beautiful shot of baltimore's inner harbor. we continue in just a moment. [ snoring ] ♪ [ snoring ] [ male announcer ] introducing zzzquil sleep-aid. [ snoring ] [ snoring ] [ male announcer ] it's not for colds, it's not for pain, it's just for sleep. [ snoring ] [ male announcer ] because sleep is a beautiful thing. [ birds chirping ] introducing zzzquil, the non-habit forming sleep-aid from the makers of nyquil. ♪ >>> thanks for staying with us, comic-con opens to the public this morning
morning maryland. >> thanks for joining us. lauren cook is back. she has a check on traffic and we are glad to have you back and mike is in for lynette with a check on the weather. a hot roasting weekend. >> it's 103 on saturday. i am sorry 104. >> one degree makes all the difference. 104. it was hot. >> at least it was not 775 degrees. right? at least it wasn't that hot. >> it comes back. i thought it was gone. >> sorry. >> everything going. >> you thought it was out in the garden pushing up daisies and it comes back. >> let's go to the weather. here's what's going on this morning. maryland's most powerful radar showing maybe a little lightning out near mount airy along 70. if you make the drive west you are going to be be encountering that. be aware of that. heavy rain across there. but switching over to the other source and baltimore city right out towards white marsh seeing good downpours of rain. rainfall rates from a half to 3/4 of an inch and we will go up towards the north running along 95 past the maryland house seeing good downpours of rain this morning. just be aware, we
our hot topic today on facebook and many of you writing in overnight. giving us your thoughts. and you have been speaking strong. takia says i can honestly see them giving him a verbal reprimand but firing is too harsh. end quote. donna says god bless many man for doing what the right thing was and a thumbs up to the two other guards who quit in protest. where was the lifeguard for that area where the man was drowning? one thing with that donna, there's a no swim zone. >>> a horse found itself in a real predicament. coming up veterinarians and firefighters had to do even more and trying to save this trapped horse. what they did to get this animal free. >> also, one big catch? you're going to need one big boat. a great white wasn't a great white rather. but a shark caught here in florida weighs in as much as come car -- some cashes. mike? >> we are checking out abc2's exclusive storm shield app. take a look. you're the first to get it. heat advisory in effect for the afternoon and again any severe weather that comes this will alert you and wake you up instantaneously. you need this app.
northbound at gillford avenue and fortunate no concerns if you are using that to get into the city. the southbound lanes will be nice and clear. as we check in and take a live look at towson at the topside of the beltway. everything up to speed at delaney valley road a nice easy road up to 83. we have another accident in baltimore city that you want to watch out for. it's going to be rice on pulaski highway at crescent street. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> it's 6:30 right now. and much anticipated report into how penn state handled the jerry sandusky case is going to be released today. >> abc2 news linda so is here this morning with a preview of what we can learn in a few hours. >> reporter: yeah the report could reveal who knew what and when they knew it about the sandusky dais and if they did enough to stop it. an independent group led by former fbi director has been investigating penn state's role for the past seven months, they will be released this morning at 9:00. the report is expects to reveal if former football coach joe
will be work its way into us heading into the weekend. we have cooler times ahead. but first, we have to get through this heat and humidity that we will be suffering through today and also tomorrow. let's get a check of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook a water main break still talking about it this morning. >> reporter: yes. it's really causing headaches for anyone headed downtown. traveling in an area, expect closures light street will be shut down between redwood and pratt and there's a live look at the inner harbor. we have an update from the state -- the department of transportation where two lanes of lombard street have been reopened. there at light street you will want to expect heavy delays in the area. stick with a mass transit and you can take mlk or franklin street as your alternate routes. but leave yourself extra time. the water main won't be fixed for a couple days. so, this will be an ongoing pattern. no problems to tell you about on 95 moving through the white marsh area and crash cleared from the south side of the beltway on the inner loop at peninsula expressway.
-coverage or visit travelers.com. >>> good friday morning, thanks for joining us, i'm megan pringle. >> i'm charley crowson. we're following breaking news in aurora, colorado. we'll get back out there in just a moment. also new updates, more information that's come in in the past two minutes. >> not only the victims, but on the gunman also. >>> a big story that happened possibly while you were sleeping, it may have been something that woke you up with the weather. >> pretty good chance. mike massco is in this morning for lynette charles with a check of the forecast. mike, you say things are changing once again. >> i think we'll have a dry commute this morning and things will change as we head towards the latter portion of your morning and afternoon. we do have a flash flood watch, that means we are watching the skies, watching for the development of some storms during the course of your afternoon, some which could test strong to severe limits. 73 in town right now, 73 easton, 77 in salisbury. the setup is an area of low pressure we're watching now over ohio. that will run along the stationary fron
at right now on the satellite and radar. the cluster of showers and thunderstorms now getting closer to us. it is in western maryland at this time and you can already see the clouds stretching tall way over getting close to frederick and car roll county. you heard me say this morning if the clouds extend further inwards the temperature that i'm forecasting today close to 99 will be held down a little bit. also we have the chance for the scattered showers and thunderstorms to pop as we go into the afternoon. but look at what we have right now. a beautiful sunrise in mount airy this morning and the sunshine mixing with that cloud cover will continue as we head throughout the day. another concern of ours, the reason why we will get the showers and thunderstorms popping as we go into the afternoon is well, this tongue of moisture will slide to the east and dew points are already rising. 66 for right now and when i showed you this earlier this morning we were in the low 60s. future trend picking up on the fact that we have showers and thunderstorms possible by rush hour. and then we will do it
in the yeah, use black rock instead. we will bring you the latest as it becomes available. if you are bound for the beltway, this is overly, bel air, not much congestion to get in you way. 9 a, outer loop, towards 83, here is what the west side looks like, baltimore national pike, outer loop picking up here. a 12 minute ride from 795, towards 95, other drive times, using the jfx in to the city, no delays, 11 minutes from the beltway to downtown. 95, white marsh, in great shape from route 43 to the beltway, a four minute rides. >>> it's not long before the grand prix race hits the streets again. a news conference featuring racing's biggest stars and sherrie johnson is here with a preview. >> soon we will hear the roar of engines in the baltimore grand prix race, today a news conference featuring driving stars of the race. the general manager of the race, tim mayer will be on hands for the event talking about ticket sales, sponsorship and market initiatives. ray and washington dc native, mimmer, will be on hand to discuss the race. the city terminated previous contracts with two other race or
. if you are using 695, here is what the west side looks like. traffic picking up in the area, you are looking at a 12 minute ride from 795 towards 95. >>> a judge says we continue see the alleged colorado shooter when he walks in to court today. a judge ruled cameras won't be allowed when the accused gunman, holmes, walks in to the couple. holmes could face hundreds of charges including 12 counts of fist degree murder and 58 counts of attempted murder. his attorney says taking the notebook is a breech of confidentiality between a patient and a doctor. >> in a psychologist or psychiatrist feels it may pose a threat, in most states they are obligated to do something. >> the funerals for the victims continued throughout the weekend. >>> we are learning more about the suspect in maryland. atf says the colorado style tragedy could have happened independent maryland. sherrie johnson is here with what is next for the man accused of being behind this suspected massacre. >> we have learned that kneel prescott maybe held for a week in a hospital before authorities decide whether to charge h
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